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. >> the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted hosni mubarak. they say morrissey has betrayed the revolution, and dozens were injured. some hospitalized. nbc's amman joins me from cairo. let's talk about the protests, pro and conmorsi today. what is the overall feeling about president morsi two years in? >> if we had to measure it by the show of force or the protesters that are out today, you would say that on the second anniversary, his popularity among those on the streets, is very low. in fact, you know, andrea, we're standing several hundred feet among one of the streets near the division building here, and the tear gas that is being used is so strong we can feel it here in our office. these clashes have been by protesters who say that president morsi and the muslim brotherhood are taking over egypt and betraying the aspirations of a revolution they foot for two years ago. now, no doubt, president morsi and the muslim brotherhood enjoy support and popularity. they are not on the streets today. that is because the muslim brotherhood has ordered their supporters and their fo
called on hosni mubarak to step down. >> a change must take place. >> allocated u.s. resources for a no-fly zone in libbia, leading to the killing of moammar khadafy. but while calling for bashir al-assad to step down, a war continues. >> overall, president obama's legacy toward the middle-east is one of limited american activism. that is carcaturd by how we handled egypt, libya, syria, iraq. >>. >> there are unanswered questions about the investigation into the 9/11 aparticular on the -- attack on the benghazi complex that killed a u.s. ambassador and three others. we have yet to hear from the survivors. secretary clinton will testify on capitol hill, wednesday. there are not a lot of changes in direction, policywides, perhaps less inclination for american intervention. senator john kerry isine as a shoo-in to replace secretary clinton. the president's pick of chuck hagel sends a similar message -- he's a republican, but his past statements on israel and iran and his opposition to the troop surge in iraq will likely make for a heated confirmation process. if confirmed, hagel will likel
to the one that ruled egypt for three decades during the hosni mubarak era. egyptians are increasingly complaining that morsi is another mubarak with a islamic face. the head of the military in egypt warned that the current political crisis could cause the collapse of the state and of the government. it is a really difficult situation in egypt because of this political turmoil. the opposition will refuses to speak with the government and the military is not threatening to intervene but there is fear they may be forced to going forward. a real strong hit to the fledgling egyptian democracy. patti ann? patti ann: conor powell live in jerusalem. thank you. jon: the boy scouts of america considering a major policy change, easing the ban on gay members. reaction is pouring in. we're live with that story. >>> also, casey anthony back in the headlines more than a year after her stunning acquittal in the death of her toddler daughter. we're live at the breaking news desk with details. [ male announcer ] with over 50 delicious choices of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant...
other news on this sunday morning. overseas in egypt, an egyptian court has granted hosni mubarak on appeal for his life sentence. that is according to a retrial of the ousted president. mubarak was convicted and sentenced to life in june for failing to prevent the killing of some 900 protesters during the uprising in 2011 that ended his 30-year rule. today's verdict was read out by a judge. it granted the appeal of his secretary in chief who is also serving a life time conviction on the same charges. the headline is -- over the weekend, in his weekly address, the president focus in on afghanistan which has been a huge budget item over the past 10 years. this follows friday's meeting with president karzai. >> this week, we agreed at this point afghan forces will take the lead for security across the country. our troops will shift to a support role. in the coming months, i will announce the next phase of our drawdown, and by the end of next year, america's war in afghanistan will be over. this progress has only been possible because of the heroic sacrifices of our troops and diplom
are making him look more and more like hosni mubarak. >> but, jim clancy, just perspecti perspective, right, we're talking egypt and talking about another north african nation all over the headlines recently, recently mali, we know french troops are there, they need assistance, specifically in terms of weapons. and while they're fighting these insurgents in mali, the u.s. can't give them anything. why is that? >> yeah. it is because we trained the man who led the coup in mali. and the u.s. congress passed a law. we don't give assistance anymore to people who lead coups because we have recognized it is not in the interest of the united states, not in the interest of africa to have governments being toppled left and right. sit down, negotiate, make things happen diplomatically, not just a series of one coup after another. the african union is in support of this kind of a policy. we find ourselves stuck with it right now. i think the french have more than enough to handle the situation there. they seem to be making great progress. i'm less worried frankly about what is going on in mali right n
groups and many egyptians are claiming that morsi is an islamic hosni mubarak. the strong man who ruled four decades under marshall law and they're beginning we speak. and they're blaming the ruling and muslim brotherhood party. anger and frustration in egypt is extremely high and there's a political climate just worsening, deteriorating and there's really little trust between the government and the people. and over the course of the past few days, there's a real sense that egypt is beginning to slide into an islamic hip, t we're hearing from opposition groups. >> megyn: wow, connor powell, thank you. how far we've come from that arab spring that we all watched so long ago. it's one of america's most notorious unsolved mysteries, who killed child beauty queen, jon benet ramsey? there was a grand jury ready to hand down a ruling, and. ambassador john bolton is next with the highlights and the low lights of the interview. and the powerful story of the sterling family and how they are changing the lives of five orphaned children. this family doesn't have a lot of dough, very few means, but
could have miscalculated as badly as they did. >> he miscalculated in exactly the way that hosni mubarak did. he overreached. he came in with a reasonable mandate. and if he had tried to reach out and work with other elements within the state then things might have worked out very differently. because he's overreached, he is now quasi peril lous in some places and the economy is tanking. >> you know, the story of the egyptian people and the egyptian middle class is a fascinating story. they have obviously, the rest of the arab world follows what egypt does. one-third of arabs in the world are in egypt. they've always been the leader of that civilization. but this is -- these are people that haven't been swept up in islamic radicalism through the years. i remember the brutal attacks of tourists in luxor back in the late 1990s. it so offended the egyptian middle class that it was seen as a terrible setback within the ranks of al qaeda in the long-term. >> that's right. a lot of people voted for the muslim brotherhood and voted for other islamic parties not because they particularly wanted
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